2014

UBM Medica US Launches Practice Rx; Solutions-Focused Conferences to Improve the Business of Medicine

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced the launch of Practice Rx, a new live event series designed to provide physicians and healthcare administrators with tools and strategies to improve the financial health of their practice. In 2014, Practice Rx will feature spring and fall events on the West and East coast. The spring conference will take place in Newport Beach, CA on May 2-3, 2014; and the fall conference will be held in Philadelphia, PA on September 19-20, 2014.

"The business of healthcare is constantly evolving – now more than ever," said Brian Field, Managing Director of UBM Medica US and COO of UBM Connect.  "From healthcare reform and advances in technology to coding and staffing issues, it is critical for today's medical practices to be prepared with proven strategies to meet these challenges.  Practice Rx will give attendees the tools and advice they need to streamline their practice and improve overall profitability."

The conference will focus on pain points plaguing physician practices across the country and give attendees the guidance they need to initiate positive change in these areas.  Solutions-focused sessions will focus on:

  • Strategies to increase efficiency and boost revenue
  • Billing and coding fixes to increase reimbursement
  • The impact of the healthcare reform and how to prepare your practice
  • Techniques to improve communication and overall patient satisfaction
  • Tools and tactics to identify and correct common workflow wasters 
  • Technology for improving patient care

Expert speakers include Rosemarie Nelson, MS; Lucien W. Roberts III MHA, FACMPE; and Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC.

To learn more about Practice Rx, visit www.practice-rx.com.

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.  Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, customer management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete show.  For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news; follow @UBM for news and updates from across the businesses and selected members of UBM's Twitterati.

Media Contacts:
UBM Medica US
Amy Erdman 
203.523.7041
amy.erdman@ubm.com

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